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'Fun Box' is a China-only game console backed by two major companies
'Fun Box' is a China-only game console backed by two major companies
March 12, 2014 | By Kris Graft

March 12, 2014 | By Kris Graft
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Newsbrief: With China's 14-year ban on game consoles lifted, two major companies are getting together to introduce a new console in the region, according to a Bloomberg report.

Chinese telecommunications equipment company ZTE is partnering with online game publisher and developer The9 on a new Tegra 4-based game console, dubbed the "Fun Box," due to release this month exclusively in China. It will include 2GB of RAM and be Bluetooth and wi-fi enabled, enabling the console to stream video as well.

The Fun Box announcement comes following The9 and ZTE's partnership to enter the SmartTV business.


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James Coote
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I wonder, if it's successful in China, whether they'd bring it to western markets, or try to target other developing / middle income countries first.


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